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they were when the riots struck in los angeles. when tragedy struck the corner of florence and normandy, most of the ministers here know that those riots didn't erupt overnight. there had been a quiet riot, building up in los angeles and across this country for years. these quiet riots that take place every day are born from the same place as the fire of destruction and the police decked out in riot gear. they happen when a sense of disconnect settles in and hope dissipates. despair takes hold in young people all across the country, look at the way the world is and they believe that things are never going to get better. you tell yourself, my school will always be second rate. you tell yourself, there will never be a good job waiting forny excel at. you tell yourself, i will never be able to afford a place that i can be proud of and call my home. that despair quietly simmers and makes it impossible to build strong communities and neighborhoods. and then one afternoon, a jury says not guilty. or a hurricane hits new orleans. and that despair is revealed for the world to see. >> sean: now,
los angeles a tendency to be very gaffe prone. i found this -- i don't know how to say it -- very, very disturbing, his behavior. it seemed uncontrollable. you know, i would describe it not only as rude but probably the most emotionally unstable debate performance in modern american politics. i don't think he could stop it. everybody knows there is going to be a split screen here. how do you interpret this? >> well, i was disturbed by it, frankly. i have got a pretty specific federal requirements i am interested in when i look at a prospective president. that's what the vice-president is, the ability to step in in a moment's notice and take over. you want somebody calm, cool, collected, who asks questions and seeks good informs and makes life-or-death decisions that we pay a president to take for all of us. i have worked for four president s and was closely involved with the fifth. what i saw in joe biden last night, i would not want to see in the guy in the oval office. characteristics that he used to display when he came down to the white house in the last administration. we val
or this other -- >> oh, i wrote that piece in the "los angeles times," exposing his philly speech as being the race man. he focuses everything about race. [overlapping dialogue] >> that was also class. that's my point. >> sean: he is saying that katrina victims were not taken care of by the government because the government is against black people. >> right. >> sean: that's what he is saying. let's go back and roll parliament of this tape and notice the change -- the way you hear him when he gives a speech. >> when 9/11 happened in new york city... they waived the stafford act. said, this is too serious a problem. we can't expect new york city to rebuild on its own the. forget that dollar you gotta put in. here's $10. that was the right thing to do. when hurricane andrew struck in florida, people said, look at this devastation. we don't expect to you come up with your money. here! here's the money to rebuild. we are not gonna wait for to you scratch it together because you are part of the american family. what's happening down in new orleans? where's your dollar? where's your stafford act
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